Letters Written by Jonathan Swift; And Several of His Friends. from the Year 1703 to 1740. Published from the Originals with Notes Explanatory and Historical Volume 22
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1769 edition. Excerpt: ...him verv feldom; lord Somcrs never fince the fir ft vifit, for he has been a falfe deceitful rafcal. My new friends are very kind, and I have promifes enough, but I do not count upon them, and befides my pretences ate Very young to them. However, we will fee #hat may be done, and if nothing at all, I ftall not be difappomted; although perhaps/poor MD may, Thefe are the words of MJ and then I'fliall be fprryer for their fakes than ntfjT own.--Talk of a merry Chrijlmas (why do youwrite it fo: hen young women? fawce for the goofe is fawce for the gander) I have wifht you' all that two or three letters ago. Good lack i and your news, that Mr. St. John is going to Holland j he has no fuch thoughts to quit the great ftation he is in, nor if he had, could I be fpared to go, with him. So faith; politick Madam Stella you come with your two eggs a penny, &fc. Well, Madam DinghyP and fo Mrs. Suite invites you, and fo you ft ay at Donnybrook f, and fo you could not write. You are plaguy exa t in your journals from Dec. 25, to Jan. 4th. Well, Smyth and the palfey water 1 have handled already, and he does jiot lodge (or rather did not, for poor man, now he is gone) at Mr. Jejfeh% and all that fluff $ but we found his lodging, and I went to Stella's itfother on my own head, for I never remembered it was in the letter to defire another bottle; but I was fo fretted, fo tofticated, and fo impatient, that Stella fliould have her water (I mean decently don't be rogues) and fo vext with Stirnes carelefc jxefs.---Pray God Stella's illnefs may not return. If they come feldom they begin to be weary; I judge by myfelf; for when I feldom'vifit, -I grow weary of my acquaintance.--Leave a good deal of my tenth unanfwered!--Impudent flut, when; did you ever anfwer my...
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